wf-escenic-times - Home RSS Feed from wf-escenic-times en Escenic 2016-06-15 01:30:48.0 2016-06-15 01:30:48.0 Home National policy for small, medium enterprises 'soon', Industries Minister Amu says The government will finalise and adopt a national policy on small and medium enterprises (SME) to streamline the sector and enhance its skill base, Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu has said. 2016-12-03 23:32:54.0 Probe finds 'human error' responsible for emergency landing of PM Hasina's plane Though 'technical fault' has initially been blamed for the emergency landing in Turkmenistan of an aircraft carrying prime minister Sheikh Hasina,  a preliminary investigation is of the opinion that the negligence of people tasked with the maintenance of the aircraft might have caused the crisis. 2016-12-03 22:35:19.0 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' plans 2018 Broadway debut After a hit debut on London's West End this summer, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is in talks to move to New York's Broadway in 2018, producers said on Friday. 2016-12-03 22:09:44.0 China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after US President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the "petty" move. 2016-12-03 22:04:27.0 Ruthless Chelsea fight back to sink Man City Chelsea came from behind to secure a dramatic 3-1 win at Manchester City and forge clear at the top of the Premier League as their top-of-the-table clash ended in a mass brawl and two City players were sent off on Saturday. 2016-12-03 21:44:22.0 Barisal Bulls, Comilla Victorians eliminated from BPL after Rangpur Riders win Rangpur Riders have eased past Barisal Bulls to ensure the elimination of last edition’s champions and runners-up of the Bangladesh Premier League. 2016-12-03 19:53:24.0 League title may be out of United's reach, says Mourinho Manchester United might have left themselves too much ground to make up in the Premier League title race as they trail leaders Chelsea by 11 points after 13 games, according to their manager Jose Mourinho. 2016-12-03 19:05:52.0 No place for Myanmar terrorists in Bangladesh, says PM Hasina Amid the Myanmar army crackdown following attacks on border outposts, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has warned that Bangladesh's soil will not be used to shelter any 'terrorist from Myanmar.' 2016-12-03 18:17:19.0 Hasina turns down proposal to buy aircraft for president, prime minister The aviation minister's plan to buy aircraft for president and prime minister has hit the wall. 2016-12-03 17:46:58.0 Hindu houses burnt in Dinajpur arson, police detain one As many as 10 Hindu houses in Dinajpur have been set on fire. 2016-12-03 16:46:23.0 Prime Minister Hasina urges sympathy for the disabled Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has appealed all to be sympathetic towards the disabled. 2016-12-03 16:42:08.0 Myanmar Rohingyas have nowhere to go except Bangladesh Nobody's people in a noman's land with nowhere to go -- none fits the description better than the battered Rohingyas of Myanmar's Rakhine State. 2016-12-03 16:05:20.0 Usain Bolt named IAAF Athlete of the Year for the sixth time Looking back at his astonishing career on the night he was named Athlete of the Year for the sixth time, Usain Bolt said his only real regret was not taking his sport more seriously at an earlier age. 2016-12-03 14:14:33.0 More than 80 boats carrying Rohingyas pushed back: BGB The Bangladesh border force at Cox's Bazar says it has pushed back as many as 86 boats carrying Rohingyas since Nov 21. 2016-12-03 13:38:04.0 Violence against Rohingyas 'ethnic cleansing': Malaysia Malaysia described the violence against Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority as "ethnic cleansing" on Saturday, ahead of a planned solidarity march in Kuala Lumpur expected to be led by Prime Minister Najib Razak. 2016-12-03 13:23:41.0 Bangladesh's National Committee for Intelligence Coordination (NCIC) has ambiguities, says book ASM Ali Ashraf's newly published 23-article volume 'Intelligence, National Security and Foreign Policy: A South Asian Narrative' has pointed to ambiguities in the way Bangladesh's NCIC functions. 2016-12-03 12:24:26.0 Trump speaks to Taiwan's leader in move likely to anger China US President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, a move that is likely to infuriate China, which considers the self-ruled island its own, and complicate US relations with Beijing. 2016-12-03 12:10:47.0 Police search for gunman after attempted travel agency robbery Police are searching for a gunman who tried to rob a travel agency in southern Paris, the mayor of the local district said on Friday. 2016-12-03 11:20:21.0 Modi-Mamata spat may delay solution to Teesta water deal Bangladesh's ruling dispensation would be watching with unease the furious verbal exchanges between India's ruling BJP and West Bengal's ruling Trinamul Congress after the Nov 8 demonetisation. 2016-12-03 10:50:18.0 Saudi Arabia appoints new labour minister, reshuffles religious and Shura councils King Salman bin Abdulaziz has replaced Saudi Arabia's labour minister, state media has reported. 2016-12-03 02:39:34.0 Santu Larma warns of 'unrest' if CHT peace accord is not fully implemented Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) President Jyotirindra Bodhiprya Larma has accused the government of 'cheating and treachery' over the Chittagong Hill Tracts peace accord. 2016-12-03 02:26:47.0 Philippines' Duterte gets Trump White House invite during 'animated' call US President-elect Donald Trump has invited Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House next year during a "very engaging, animated" phone conversation, a Duterte aide has said, amid rocky relations between their two countries. 2016-12-03 02:23:50.0 Gunman takes hostages in Paris travel agency robbery: Source A gunman has taken hostage about half a dozen people at a travel agency in southern Paris in what appears to be a robbery, a police source says. 2016-12-03 01:39:34.0 Physicist, cosmologist Stephen Hawking taken to Rome hospital for checks British physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking has been taken to a hospital in Rome for checks after not feeling well but his condition is not believed to be serious, a spokesman says. 2016-12-03 00:34:27.0 Myanmar's Suu Kyi says international attention fuelling Buddhist-Muslim divisions Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has accused the international community of stoking resentment between Buddhists and Muslims in the country's northwest, where an army crackdown has killed at least 86 people and sent 10,000 fleeing to Bangladesh. 2016-12-02 23:15:06.0